TU Track and Field Wins Three Events at the Wildcat Invitational Saturday
Jan. 18, 2014
MANHATTAN, Kan. - The University of Tulsa track and field team won three events at the Wildcat Invitational on Saturday.
Freshman Otugo Ananaba set a personal-best in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.93 seconds, while freshman Paul Akintade also set a personal-best with a time of 7.20 seconds and finished ninth. Freshman Andre Brown finished 10th with a time of 7.26 and senior Andrew Jameson finished 12th with a time of 7.36.
Sophomore Simon Greiner led TU with a second-place finish in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 2:24.86, which is the second fastest time in school history, followed by junior Danny Thater, who finished fourth with a time of 2:28.40.
Senior Brian Tabb recorded a fourth place finish in the one-mile run with a time of 4:14.99, while junior Colt Johnson finished fourth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.76 seconds. Johnson also finished fourth in the shot put with a throw of 8.74 meters and eighth in the long jump with a jump of 6.07 meters.
Akintade led TU in the long jump with a jump of 6.41 meters, followed by sophomore Bryce Robinson with a jump of 6.09 meters and Brown with a 5.95-meter jump.
Freshman Austin Hostetler record a 1.81-meter long jump and finished seventh, while TU finished second, fourth and fifth in the relay. TU's relay team of Jameson, Robinson, Silva and sophomore Isaac Sanders finished second with a time of 3:19.01, while Brown, Ananaba, Akintade and Johnson finished fourth with a time of 3:26.43 and Anderson, Tabb, Greiner and Thornburg finished fifth with a time of 3:32.72.
On the women's side, senior Audrey Jean-Baptiste finished second in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.81 seconds, while freshman Roos-Sanne Claassen finished fifth with a time of 8.10 seconds. Freshman Cydney Fogle finished eighth with a time of 8.22 seconds, followed by Alex Lyons, who finished ninth with a time of 8.41 seconds.
Junior Brandi Kreig led TU in the 1,000-meter run with a third place finish with a time of 2:54.48, followed by junior Natasha Cockram, who finished seventh with a time of 3:00.36.
Freshman Elizabeth Lothamer finished eighth with a time of 9.56 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles, sixth in the long jump with a 4.51-meter jump and fifth in the shot put with a throw of 8.97 meters.
The Golden Hurricane finished second and sixth in the 4x400 relay. TU's relay team of senior Katherine Camp, Claassen, Lyons and Jean-Baptiste finished second with a time of 3:46.13 and the relay team of Fogle, Lothamer, O'Hare and Cockram finished sixth with a time of 4:13.30.
The Golden Hurricane takes a weekend off before heading to Fayetteville, Ark., for the Razorback Invite from Jan. 31-Feb. 1.
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Wildcat Invitational Results
5. Otugo Ananaba - 6.93
9. Paul Akintade - 7.20
10. Andre Brown - 7.26
12. Andrew Jameson - 7.36
4. Elijah Silva - 1:13.43
5. David Anderson - 1:17.56
1. Jake McDonnell - 1:58.30
2. Aaron Thornburg - 1:59.10
2. Simon Greiner - 2.24.86
4. Danny Thater - 2:28.40
4. Brian Tabb - 4:14.99
1. Emmett Cookson - 8:45.22
3. Nick Criser - 8:55.18
5. Kirk Smith - 9:00.91
4. Colt Johnson - 8.76
7. Austin Hostetler - 1.81 meters (5-11.25)
5. Paul Akintade - 6.41 meters (21-00.50)
7. Bryce Robinson - 6.09 meters (19.11-75)
8. Colt Johnson - 6.07 meters (19-11.00)
9. Andre Brown - 5.95 meters (19-06.25)
4. Colt Johnson - 8.74 meters (28-08.25)
2. Audrey Jean-Baptiste - 7.81
5. Roos-Sanne Claassen - 8.10
8. Cydney Fogle - 8.22
9. Alex Lyons - 8.41
3. Olivia O'Hare - 2:17.49
5. Katie Killeen - 2:26.31
3. Brandi Krieg - 2:54.48
7. Natasha Cockram - 3:00.36
4. Emily Dunn - 5:04.16
9. Clara Langley - 5:13.20
1. Rachel Baptista - 10:00.15
2. Janessa Dunn - 10:14.37
8. Elizabeth Lothamer - 9.56
6. Elizabeth Lothamer - 4.51 meters (14-09.75)
5. Elizabeth Lothamer - 8.97 meters (29-05.25)
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